What Happened on September 7, 1961

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, French concert pianist, born in Lyon, France
  • LeRoi Moore, American saxophonist and songwriter (Dave Matthews Band - "Stay (Wasting Time)"), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy, Dutch lawyer and Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1940-45), dies at 76
1961 Highlights

About September 7, 1961

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Michael - The Highwaymen
  • UK #1 Song: Johnny Remember Me - John Leyton